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Tanker-Force Structure Recapitalization of the Kc-135

By: Juan C. Narvid

...ure Recapitalization of the KC-135 JUAN C. NARVID Lieutenant Colonel, USAF Air War College Maxwell Paper No. 32 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force... .... NARVID Lieutenant Colonel, USAF Air War College Maxwell Paper No. 32 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama August 2004 ii Disclaimer... ...eutenant Colonel, USAF Air War College Maxwell Paper No. 32 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama August 2004 ii Disclaimer Opinions, ... ...e solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air Uni- versity, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, o... ...xwell Paper and others in the series are avail- able electronically at the Air University Research Web site http://research.maxwell.af.mil and the AU ... ...l Paper and others in the series are avail- able electronically at the Air University Research Web site http://research.maxwell.af.mil and the AU Pres... ...Air University Research Web site http://research.maxwell.af.mil and the AU Press Web site http://aupress.maxwell.af.mil. Foreword Aerial refueling is... ...ey; and Scott AFB, Illinois. Colonel Narvid entered the Air Force from the University of Texas–San Antonio. He is a command pilot with more than 5,300... ...s many problems with the age of the aircraft. Corrosion is one of the most pressing issues with the KC-135, and new engines will not fix it. The cor- ...

... refueling is key to the nation?s global reach in response to operations in all parts of the world. As such, aerial refueling provides the bridge for air, joint, and coalition forces to deploy anywhere, any time around the world. It is important in this era of transformation that the tanker force and doctrine of aerial refueling also meet the challenges of the Air Force?s ...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 4, Issue 4 ; Winter 2010: Volume 4, Issue 4 ; Winter 2010

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

... USAF A Diplomatic Surge in Afghanistan, 2011–14 Daryl Morini Tinted Blue: Air Force Culture and American Civil-Military Relations Maj Jeff Donnitho... ...sition Challenges Jacques S. Gansler William Lucyshyn Chief of Staff, US Air Force Gen Norton A. Schwartz Commander, Air Education and Training Com... ...der, Air Education and Training Command Gen Stephen R. Lorenz Commandant, Air University Lt Gen Allen G. Peck Director, Air Force Research Institute... ... Air Education and Training Command Gen Stephen R. Lorenz Commandant, Air University Lt Gen Allen G. Peck Director, Air Force Research Institute Gen... ...he power it holds at bay, but the incentives to aggression which form the pressure behind that power.” 6 In efect, nuclear weapons socialize states... ...es for U.S. Nuclear Security from the 1950s to the 1990s (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1993). 5. Walt, “All the Nukes You Can Use.” 6. Bernard ... ... Nuclear Security from the 1950s to the 1990s (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1993). 5. Walt, “All the Nukes You Can Use.” 6. Bernard Brodie, Str... ...se.” 6. Bernard Brodie, Strategy in the Missile Age (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1959), 275. 7. Tis theme reverberates throughout Kenneth ... ...rnard Brodie, Strategy in the Missile Age (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1959), 275. 7. Tis theme reverberates throughout Kenneth Waltz’s wri...

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Awpd-42 to Instant Thunder Consistent, Evolutionary Thought or Revolutionary Change?

By: James R. Cody

...ary Change? JAMES R. CODY, Major, USAF School of Advanced Airpower Studies Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 June 1996 T... ...Change? JAMES R. CODY, Major, USAF School of Advanced Airpower Studies Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 June 1996 THESI... ...ES R. CODY, Major, USAF School of Advanced Airpower Studies Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 June 1996 THESIS PRESENTED... ...ESENTED TO THE FACULTY OF THE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED AIRPOWER STUDIES, MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMI... ...e solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or ... ...lely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or any ... ...s thesis and others in this series are available electronically at the Air University Research Web site http://research. maxwell.af.mil and the AU Pre... ...ir University Research Web site http://research. maxwell.af.mil and the AU Press Web site http://aupress.maxwell.af.mil. Contents Chapter Page DISCLA... ...octrine: The Problem of Friction in War (Maxwell AFB, Ala.: Air University Press, 1984). 4. Ibid., 2. 5. Ibid., xv. 6. Ibid., 1. 7. Ibid., 117. 8. Col...

...Abstract: This study analyzes the air war plans in World War II and the Persian Gulf War. The goal of this study is to ascertain whether there is a continuity of thought reflected in American air planning over the years. This study assesses Air War Plans Divi...

...Table of Contents: About the Author, Vii - Acknowledgments, Ix - 1 Introduction, 1 - 2 the Origins of American Airpower Theory, 5 - 3 Air War Plans Division?42, 13 - 4 Korea And Vietnam: the Bridge, 25 - 5 Instant Thunder, 35 - 6 Conclusions And Implications, 55 - Tables - 1 Awpd-42 Target Priorities, 17 - 2 Awpd-42 Target Systems, 17 - 3 Jcs Ninety-Four Ta...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 5, Issue 3 ; Fall 2011: Volume 5, Issue 3 ; Fall 2011

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

...t: strategicstudiesquarterly@maxwell.af.mil. Chief of Staff, US Air Force Gen Norton A. Schwartz Commander, Air Education and Training C... ..., Air Education and Training Command Gen Edward A. Rice Jr. Commandant, Air University Lt Gen David S. Fadok Director, Air Force Research Institu... ...r Education and Training Command Gen Edward A. Rice Jr. Commandant, Air University Lt Gen David S. Fadok Director, Air Force Research Institute ... ...aSaine, PhD Allan R. Millett, PhD Ayesha Ray, PhD Contributing Editors Air Force Research Institute Daniel R. Mortensen, PhD School of Advanced ... ...ic Studies Quarterly (SSQ) (ISSN 1936-1815) is published quarterly by Air University Press, Maxwell AFB, AL. Articles in SSQ may be reproduced, not ... ...Quarterly (SSQ) (ISSN 1936-1815) is published quarterly by Air University Press, Maxwell AFB, AL. Articles in SSQ may be reproduced, not for proft o... ...ed lieutenant general Donald Lamontagne, who became the commander of Air University in the summer of 2001. I’m told that when terrorists attacked t... ...should not have been surprising. With the growth of global media, popular pressures grew over the years against other unaccountable governments in m... ... Some would additionally argue that democratization also requires outside pressure (often read, “from the United States”). US policy has sometimes b...

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The New Terrorism : The Nature of the War on Terrorism

By: Michael W. Kometer

...rorism MICHAEL W. KOMETER, Major, USAF School of Advanced Airpower Studies Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 July 2004 T... ...sm MICHAEL W. KOMETER, Major, USAF School of Advanced Airpower Studies Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 July 2004 THESI... ...W. KOMETER, Major, USAF School of Advanced Airpower Studies Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 July 2004 THESIS PRESENTED... ...ESENTED TO THE FACULTY OF THE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED AIRPOWER STUDIES, MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMI... ...e solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or ... ...lely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or any ... ...s thesis and others in this series are available electronically at the Air University Research Web site http://research. maxwell.af.mil and the AU Pre... ...ir University Research Web site http://research. maxwell.af.mil and the AU Press Web site http://aupress.maxwell.af.mil. Contents Chapter Page DISCLA... ...ans. Michael Howard and Peter Paret (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1976), 88. 3 Chapter 2 Nature of Terrorism The first, the supreme, ...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 1, Issue 2 ; Winter 2007: Volume 1, Issue 2 ; Winter 2007

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

... 00-Contents.indd 1 10/26/07 10:17:54 AM Strategic Studies Quarterly An Air Force–Sponsored Strategic Forum for Military, Government, and Academ... ...ent, and Academic Professionals VOLUME I WINTER 2007 NUMBER 2 Editorial Air, Space, and Cyberspace Power for the Future? 3 Lt Gen ... ... Sean Murphy, USAF , MC, FS 150 01-Lorenz.indd 3 10/26/07 10:18:28 AM Air, Space, and Cyberspace Power for the Future? We live in uncertain t... ... will depend? STEPHEN R. LORENZ Lieutenant General, USAF Commander, Air University [ ] Strategic Studies Quarterly ♦ Winter 2007 02-Deptu... ...t-Rudman Commission,” HST oday, quoting former senator Hart at the National Press Club, 7 February 2007, http://www.hstoday.us/Washington _T oday/02... ...s as a distinguished visiting scholar and professor at the National Defense University. CAPT Ronald E. Weisbrook is currently assigned to the Ofce o... ...ch.indd 27 11/5/07 9:39:35 AM Adapt or Die these free-market areas, the pressure of competition, the rapid innova­ tion by entrepreneurial startu... ...hed in Snow, Te Two Cultures and Scientifc Revolution (New York: Cam­ bridge University Press, 1959). 7. On the mobilization for the US Army, see htt... ..., Te Two Cultures and Scientifc Revolution (New York: Cam­ bridge University Press, 1959). 7. On the mobilization for the US Army, see http://www.arm...

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Quality Air Force in an Emergency Leadership Principles and Concepts for Emergency Response Forces

By: David F. Bird

...Air University Jay W. Kelley, Lt Gen, Commander Air War College D. Bruce Smith, Maj Gen, Commandant Ronald J. Kurth, PhD, D... ...an Lawrence E. Grinter, PhD, Series Editor Gail Arnott, Col, Essay Advisor Air University Press Allan W. Howey, Col, Director Bessie Varner, Content E... ...awrence E. Grinter, PhD, Series Editor Gail Arnott, Col, Essay Advisor Air University Press Allan W. Howey, Col, Director Bessie Varner, Content Edito... ...Grinter, PhD, Series Editor Gail Arnott, Col, Essay Advisor Air University Press Allan W. Howey, Col, Director Bessie Varner, Content Editor Carolyn M... ... Armstrong Please send inquiries or comments to: Editor The Maxwell Papers Air War College Bldg 1401 Maxwell AFB AL 36112-6427 Tel: (334) 953-7074 Fax... ...ax: (334) 953-4028 Internet: lagrinter@max1.au.af.mil AIR WAR COLLEGE AIR UNIVERSITY Quality Air Force in an Emergency Leadership Principles and Conc... ...ol David F. Bird Jr. (BS, civil engineering, The Cita - del; MBA, Michigan University) has been a career civil engi - neering officer since 1978. He h... ...Policy Makers Play,’’ in Games Nations Play, 7th ed. (Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 1990), 277 --281. 4. Lt Col Thomas F. Wynn Jr., ‘‘Total Quality Mana... ...rvin, Managing Quality: The Strategic and Competitive Edge (New York: Free Press, 1988), 191 --97. 21. Carr and Littman, 28. 22. FEMA, 1--4. 23. Ibid....

...Foreword: The Air Force has challenged leaders to integrate and use quality principles as a way to improve operations throughout the service. In this study Lieutenant Colonel David F. Bird, USAF, reminds us that these quality principles ap...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 5, Issue 1 ; Spring 2011: Volume 5, Issue 1 ; Spring 2011

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

...uble? Stephen J. Cimbala Cyberwar as a Confdence Game Martin C. Libicki An Air Force Strategic Vision for 2020–2030 Gen John A. Shaud, USAF, Retired ... ...ts to us at: strategicstudiesquarterly@maxwell.af.mil. Chief of Staff, US Air Force Gen Norton A. Schwartz Commander, Air Education and Training Com... ...er, Air Education and Training Command Gen Edward A. Rice Jr. Commandant, Air University Lt Gen Allen G. Peck Director, Air Force Research Institute... ...Air Education and Training Command Gen Edward A. Rice Jr. Commandant, Air University Lt Gen Allen G. Peck Director, Air Force Research Institute Gen... ...ic Studies Quarterly (SSQ) (ISSN 1936-1815) is published quarterly by Air University Press, Maxwell AFB, AL. Articles in SSQ may be reproduced, not... ...Quarterly (SSQ) (ISSN 1936-1815) is published quarterly by Air University Press, Maxwell AFB, AL. Articles in SSQ may be reproduced, not for proft ... ... threat. To do that we need to recalibrate what is truly secret. Our most pressing need is clear policy, formed by shared consensus, shaped by infor... ...vides guid - ance to a team of 15 operationally savvy researchers; the Air University Press, and Air University research and conference support. Gene... ...- ance to a team of 15 operationally savvy researchers; the Air University Press, and Air University research and conference support. General Shaud a...

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Once in a Blue Moon : Airmen in Theater Command Lauris Norstad, Albrecht Kesselring, And Their Relevance to the Twenty-First Century Air Force

By: Howard D. Belote

... COLLEGE OF AEROSPACE DOCTRINE, RESEARCH AND EDUCATION AIR UNIVERSITY Once in a Blue Moon: Airmen in Theater Command Lauris Nors... ... COLLEGE OF AEROSPACE DOCTRINE, RESEARCH AND EDUCATION AIR UNIVERSITY Once in a Blue Moon: Airmen in Theater Command Lauris Norstad,... ...orstad, Albrecht Kesselring, and Their Relevance to the Twenty-First Century Air Force HOWARD D. BELOTE Lieutenant Colonel, USAF CADRE Paper No. 7 Air... ...ry Air Force HOWARD D. BELOTE Lieutenant Colonel, USAF CADRE Paper No. 7 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 July 2000 AIR... ...e HOWARD D. BELOTE Lieutenant Colonel, USAF CADRE Paper No. 7 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 July 2000 AIR UNI V ERSI... ...LOTE Lieutenant Colonel, USAF CADRE Paper No. 7 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 July 2000 AIR UNI V ERSITY Library of... ...ADRE Paper, and others in the series, is available electronically at the Air University Research web site http://research.maxwell.af.mil under “Resear... ...er theory and application, these studies are published by the Air University Press and broadly distributed to the US Air Force, the Department of Defe... ...ronic file should be compatible with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Word—AU Press uses Word as its standard word-processing program. iii Please send ...

...Introduction: The first requirement for any commander is leadership. It doesn?t matter if one is air-, land-, sea-, or space-trained. It is important that one understand the strengths, weaknesses, and doctrines of each and how to blend them in battle....

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 4, Issue 2 ; Summer 2010: Volume 4, Issue 2 ; Summer 2010

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

... Strategic Studies Quarterly An Air Force–Sponsored Strategic Forum on National and International Security... ...va missiles capable of carrying six warheads each. 1 In sum, as Stanford University research as­ sociate Pavel Podvig has pointed out, over the long... ...r force upgrades. France’s strategic nuclear arsenal consists of sea- and air-based components. Importantly, both components are undergoing impressi... ...s a new warhead in 2010. Also scheduled for 2010, France will upgrade its air-based nuclear component with new Rafale aircraft armed with advanced A... ...hD Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management George Washington University [ 16 ] Strategic Studies Quarterly ♦ Summer 2010 04-Logan/Pr... ...Institute. He holds a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in international relations f... ...ne Corps Web sites, the manual was published by the University of Chicago Press and reviewed by the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and New York... ...nance and World Order in the 21st Century (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004); James D. Fearon and David D. Laitin, “Neotrusteeship and the ... ...s: A Framework for Rebuilding a Fractured World (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008); and John E. Herbst, “Addressing the Problem of Failed States...

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Archie to Sam a Short Operational History of Ground-Based Air Defense

By: Kenneth P. Werrell

... Archie to SAM A Short Operational History of Ground-Based Air Defense Second Edition KENNETH P. WERRELL Air University Press Maxwel... ...al History of Ground-Based Air Defense Second Edition KENNETH P. WERRELL Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama August 2005 Disclaimer ... ...of Ground-Based Air Defense Second Edition KENNETH P. WERRELL Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama August 2005 Disclaimer Opinions, c... ...are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, o... ...solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or an... ... government agency. Cleared for public re- lease: distribution unlimited. ii Air University Library Cataloging Data Werrell, Kenneth P. Archie to SAM ... ...ernment agency. Cleared for public re- lease: distribution unlimited. ii Air University Library Cataloging Data Werrell, Kenneth P. Archie to SAM : a ... ... 3. Anti-aircraft missiles— History. I. Title. 358.4/145—dc22 Air University Press 131 West Shumacher Avenue Maxwell AFB AL 36112-6615 http://aupress.... ...981); The Evolution of the Cruise Missile (Maxwell AFB, Ala.: Air University Press, September 1985); Who Fears?: The 301st in War and Peace, 1942–1979...

...Preface to the Second Edition Archie to SAM is a revised and updated edition of Archie, Flak, AAA, and SAM. For many years, the Air University Press, most especially Tom Lobenstein, has suggested I revise this work. I finally got the opportunity when I served three years in the Airpower Research Institute (ARI) where Col Al Howey and Dr. Jim Titus hel...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 4, Issue 3 ; Fall 2010: Volume 4, Issue 3 ; Fall 2010

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

...Strategic Studies Quarterly An Air Force–Sponsored Strategic Forum on National and International Security... ...National and International Security VOLUME 4 FALL 2010 NUMBER 3 Commentary Air Diplomacy: Protecting American National Interests 2 Adam B.... ...ed by: James D. Kiras, PhD Strategic Studies Quarterly ♦ Fall 2010 [ 2 ] Air Diplomacy Protecting American National Interests An American withdrawal... ...tity has a quality all its own. Second, acquisition budgets may also face pressure from increas - ing personnel costs, which Secretary Gates recently... ...ter for the Study of African Economies, Depart - ment of Economics, Oxford University, 23 April 2004). 3. Dobbins et al., After the War: Nation Buildi... ...on Building, 247. 11. “Human Security Report 2005,” Human Security Center, University of British Colombia, and the “Human Security Briefs” for 2006 a... ...y and Terrorism (2005–2007) at the Command and Staf College, Marine Corps University. He is author of the graduate-level textbook, T errorism Today, ... ...ess hours. Some activists, however, stepped well over the lines of public pressure and civil opposition. Individual militants or groups of organized... ...nce faculty were poisoning students with contempt of country. A pow- erful press like the Milan-based Feltrinelli’s was no bulwark of the estab - lish...

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Usaf Combat Search and Rescue Untapped Combat Power

By: Lee K. Depalo

...Air University John F. Regni, Lt Gen, Commander Air War College Robert J. Elder, Jr., Maj Gen, Commandant Stefan Eisen, Col... ...an Lawrence E. Grinter, PhD, Editor Michael A. Stanley, Col, Essay Advisor Air University Press Shirley B. Laseter, DPA, Director Jerry L. Gantt, Cont... ...awrence E. Grinter, PhD, Editor Michael A. Stanley, Col, Essay Advisor Air University Press Shirley B. Laseter, DPA, Director Jerry L. Gantt, Content ... ...Grinter, PhD, Editor Michael A. Stanley, Col, Essay Advisor Air University Press Shirley B. Laseter, DPA, Director Jerry L. Gantt, Content Editor Caro... ...over Design Please send inquiries or comments to Editor The Maxwell Papers Air War College 325 Chennault Circle, Bldg. 1401 Maxwell AFB AL 36112-6427 ... ...1988 http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/awc-mxwl.htm AIR WAR COLLEGE AIR UNIVERSITY USAF Combat Search and Rescue Untapped Combat Power LEE K. DEPAL... ...Power LEE K. DEPALO Colonel, USAF Air War College Maxwell Paper No. 35 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama September 2005 Disclaimer... .... DEPALO Colonel, USAF Air War College Maxwell Paper No. 35 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama September 2005 Disclaimer Opinions, ... ...Air University Research Web site http://research.maxwell.af.mil and the AU Press Web site http://aupress.maxwell.af.mil. Foreword Expending every eff...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 2, Issue 2 ; Summer 2008: Volume 2, Issue 2 ; Summer 2008

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

...00-Contents.indd 1 5/7/08 8:52:49 AM Strategic Studies Quarterly An Air Force–Sponsored Strategic Forum for Military, Government, and Academic... ...ol P . Mason Carpenter I, USAF Feature Articles An Airman’s Perspective: Air, Space, and Cyberspace Strategy for the Pacifc ... ...f Sessions Te Drawdown Asymmetry: Why Ground Forces Will Depart Iraq but Air Forces Will Stay 31 Lt Col Clint “Q” Hinote, USAF ... ...on was increased an order of magnitude with the invention of the printing press in the ffteenth century. It increased another order of magnitude when... ...ith airpower applications in irregular warfare as he pursues a PhD at Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. His previous assignment was c... ...st 2007. Lt Col Hinote is a graduate of the US Air Force Academy, Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, the US Air Force Weapons School,... ... describing the Army as “broken.” 7 Te years that followed saw increased pressures placed on units as their tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan w... ...asymmetry ofers several opportunities as well. Te challenge is to relieve pressure on ground forces without abandoning Iraq. Primarily, the drawdow... ...ien Bien Phu, and the Vietnam Decisions of 1965 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992). See also the classic discussion of “How Decision-...

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Heart of the Storm the Genesis of the Air Campaign against Iraq

By: Richard T. Reynolds

...Heart of the Storm The Genesis of the Air Campaign against Iraq Richard T. Reynolds, Colonel, USAF Volume one of ... ... Iraq Richard T. Reynolds, Colonel, USAF Volume one of a two-volume series Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama January 1995 Disclaim... ...q Richard T. Reynolds, Colonel, USAF Volume one of a two-volume series Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama January 1995 Disclaimer T... .... Reynolds, Colonel, USAF Volume one of a two-volume series Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama January 1995 Disclaimer This publica... ...lication Data Reynolds, Richard T. Heart of the storm : the genesis of the air campaign against Iraq / Richard T. Reynolds. p. cm. “January 1995.” Inc... ...ing May 1995 Third Printing August 1996 ii Note from the Commander of Air University My predecessor chartered this two-volume set addressing CINCCENT... ...ns the more than 30 pub- lications and articles already distributed by Air University Press on Desert Shield/Desert Storm, as well as many more by oth... ... than 30 pub- lications and articles already distributed by Air University Press on Desert Shield/Desert Storm, as well as many more by other publishe... ...e. When morning arrived with still no word from CENTCOM, Horner decided to press on with his normal routine. He was scheduled to attend an accident in...

...Table of Contents: Note From the Commander of Air University, Iii - Dedication, V - Foreword, Xi - About the Author, Xv - Preface, Xvii - Acknowledgments, Xxi - Chapter 1, 1 - Chapter 2, 15 - Chapter 3, 39 - Chapter 4, 47 - Photographs, 61 - Chapter 5, 71 - Chapter 6, 95...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 5, Issue 2 ; Summer 2011: Volume 5, Issue 2 ; Summer 2011

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

...ts to us at: strategicstudiesquarterly@maxwell.af.mil. Chief of Staff, US Air Force Gen Norton A. Schwartz Commander, Air Education and Training Com... ...er, Air Education and Training Command Gen Edward A. Rice Jr. Commandant, Air University Lt Gen Allen G. Peck Director, Air Force Research Institute... ...Air Education and Training Command Gen Edward A. Rice Jr. Commandant, Air University Lt Gen Allen G. Peck Director, Air Force Research Institute Gen... ...T. LaSaine, PhD Allan R. Millett, PhD Ayesha Ray, PhD Contributing Editors Air Force Research Institute Daniel R. Mortensen, PhD School of Advanced Ai... ...ic Studies Quarterly (SSQ) (ISSN 1936-1815) is published quarterly by Air University Press, Maxwell AFB, AL. Articles in SSQ may be reproduced, not... ...Quarterly (SSQ) (ISSN 1936-1815) is published quarterly by Air University Press, Maxwell AFB, AL. Articles in SSQ may be reproduced, not for proft ... ...the Graduate Department of Defense and Strategic Studies at Missouri State University (Washington campus). He served as a deputy assistant secretary ... ...ry et al., America ’s Strategic Posture (Washington: US Institute of Peace Press, 2009), 13, 17, 21. 2. Leon Panetta, testimony before the House Per... ...pability to Justify Buying New Generation of U.S. Weapons, Report Finds,” press release, 30 November 2006. 9. Kristensen, Norris, and Oelrich, From ...

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Eliminating the Rhetoric : An Evaluation of the Halt-Phase Strategy

By: Mark C. Nowland

...ENTED TO THE FACULTY OF THE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED AIRPOWER STUDIES, MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEM... ...ABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMIC YEAR 1998–99. Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama February 2001 This... ...A, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMIC YEAR 1998–99. Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama February 2001 This Sch... ...LETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMIC YEAR 1998–99. Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama February 2001 This School of Adva... ...ol of Advanced Airpower Studies thesis is available electronically at the Air University Research Web site http://research.maxwell.af.mil under “Rese... ...f Advanced Airpower Studies thesis is available electronically at the Air University Research Web site http://research.maxwell.af.mil under “Research... ...ely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or any... ...ck Sea and Wewak Raid (Maxwell Air Force Base [AFB], Ala.: Air University Press, November 1993), 17. 2. Thomas D. Entwistle, Lessons from Israeli B... ...s in-theater, land-based air cannot effectively employ sustained airpower pressure against the enemy. Aircraft carriers offer a solution, but they a...

...Introduction: On 3 March 1943, Fifth Air Force aircraft engaged, sank, and halted a critical reinforcement convoy en route to Lae, New Guinea, in the Battle of Bismarck Sea. 1 In October 1973, the Israeli Air Force (IAF) acting in con-junction with defensive eff...

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Endgame in the Pacific Complexity, Strategy, And the B-29

By: G. Scott Gorman

...exity, Strategy, and the B-29 G. SCOTT G ORMAN Major, USAF Fairchild Paper Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112–6615 February 20... ...y, Strategy, and the B-29 G. SCOTT G ORMAN Major, USAF Fairchild Paper Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112–6615 February 2000 ... ..., and the B-29 G. SCOTT G ORMAN Major, USAF Fairchild Paper Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112–6615 February 2000 Disclaimer ... ... solely those of the author, and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or ... ...ely those of the author, and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or any ... ...Complexity, Strategy, and the B-29, by Maj G. Scott Gorman, inaugurates an Air University Press series of substantive essays considered too short for ... ...lexity, Strategy, and the B-29, by Maj G. Scott Gorman, inaugurates an Air University Press series of substantive essays considered too short for publ... ...ategy, and the B-29, by Maj G. Scott Gorman, inaugurates an Air University Press series of substantive essays considered too short for publication as ... ...examines the adaptations required to meet those challenges. Air University Press is pleased to present Major Gorman’s essay as the first of the Fairch...

...Foreword: Endgame in the Pacific: Complexity, Strategy, and the B-29, by Maj G. Scott Gorman, inaugurates an Air University Press series of substantive essays considered too short for publication as monographs but too lengthy to be journal articles....

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The Politics of Coercion : Toward a Theory of Coercive Airpower for Postcold War Conflict

By: Ellwood P. Skip

...Cut along dotted line COLLEGE OF AEROSPACE DOCTRINE, RESEARCH AND EDUCATION AIR UNIVERSITY The Politics of Coercion Toward a Theory of Coercive Airpo... ...along dotted line COLLEGE OF AEROSPACE DOCTRINE, RESEARCH AND EDUCATION AIR UNIVERSITY The Politics of Coercion Toward a Theory of Coercive Airpower ... ...lict ELLWOOD P. “SKIP” HINMAN IV Lieutenant Colonel, USAF CADRE Paper No. 14 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 August 20... ... ELLWOOD P. “SKIP” HINMAN IV Lieutenant Colonel, USAF CADRE Paper No. 14 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 August 2002 ... ... “SKIP” HINMAN IV Lieutenant Colonel, USAF CADRE Paper No. 14 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 August 2002 Disclaimer ... ...are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, o... ...solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or an... ...ADRE Paper and others in the series are available elec- tronically at the AU Press Web site http://aupress.maxwell.af.mil and the Air University Resea... ... power theory and application, these studies are published by Air University Press and broadly distributed to the US Air Force, the Department of Defe...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 3, Issue 4 ; Winter 2009: Volume 3, Issue 4 ; Winter 2009

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

...Strategic Studies Quarterly An Air Force–Sponsored Strategic Forum on National and International Security... ...ities and national security commitments will of necessity refect the twin pressures on the federal budget from declining revenues and expand- ing dom... ...and years ahead. EDWINA S. CAMPBELL, PhD Professor of National Security Air Command and Staf College Campbell.indd 7 10/29/09 12:17:23 PM ... ... ] Adam Lowther, PhD, is a faculty researcher and defense analyst at the Air Force Research Institute, Maxwell AFB, Alabama. He is the author of Am... ...ued between 2006 and 200 . To summarize, Pentagon leaders highlight three pressing needs. First, the United States has not developed a new nuclear w... ... 172 innocent civilians dead and placed the Indian government under great pressure to respond with force, yet Prime Minister Singh has shown tremend... ...” 15. Emily Goldman, Sunken Treaties: Naval Arms Control between the Wars (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994), chap. 5. 16. ... ...lear-taboo. 26. A. Kemp-Welch, Poland under Communism (New York: Cambridge University Press, 200 ), 17–49. 27. Arms Control Association, “Te Biologic... ..., 2009). 36. Matthew Bunn, Securing the Bomb, 2008 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 200 ). 37. “Musharraf Reinforces Government Control of Pakistan...

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An Assessment of Aerospace Campaigns in 2010

By: Jeffery R. Barnett

...Fu ture War An Assessment of Aerospace Campaigns in 2010 JEFFERY R. B ARNETT Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama January 1996 Li bra... ...ure War An Assessment of Aerospace Campaigns in 2010 JEFFERY R. B ARNETT Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama January 1996 Li brary o... ...Assessment of Aerospace Campaigns in 2010 JEFFERY R. B ARNETT Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama January 1996 Li brary of Con gress... ... Bar nett. p. cm. In cludes bib lio graphi cal ref er ences and in dex. 1. Air war fare—Fore cast ing. 2. Twenty- first cen tury—Fore casts. I. Ti t... ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 4 Trends in Air Power......................... 93 5 Vladivostok Weather (Ceilings in... ...ollenbach, USN; and Col Jamie Gough, USAF, were invaluable. My editor at Air University Press, Mr Preston Bryant, was professional in every respect. x... ...USN; and Col Jamie Gough, USAF, were invaluable. My editor at Air University Press, Mr Preston Bryant, was professional in every respect. xv ... ...and Jeffrey L. Cruikshank, Moving Mountains (Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1992), 147. Also, even if current efforts to reduce logistics requ... .... Caton, Jeffrey L. Rapid Space Force Reconstitution. Maxwell AFB, Ala.: Air University Press, 1994. Clodfelter, Mark, and John M. Fawcett, Jr. “The R...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 2, Issue 3 ; Fall 2008: Volume 2, Issue 3 ; Fall 2008

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

... signifcant issues ofcurrent and continuing interest to the United States Air Force and the Department of Defense and to serve as a vehicle for the... ...d not be construed as carrying the offcial sanction ofthe United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, Air Education and Training ... ...e, the Department of Defense, Air Education and Training Command, Air University , or other agencies or departments of the US government. A... ...the Department of Defense, Air Education and Training Command, Air University , or other agencies or departments of the US government. Artic... ...r Education and Training Command Gen Stephen R. Lorenz Commander, Air University Lt Gen Allen G. Peck Director, Air Force Research Institute ... ...e used to great efect may not be enough. As scholars at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have noted, “Te United States is pre... ...hting in Cyberspace, Maxwell Paper no. 40 (Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, July 2007), 9. Strategic Studies Quarterly ♦ Fall 2008 [ 17 ] ... ...aling with the post–Cold War security environment. 18 An American Forces Press Service article, “Increased Interagency Cooperation Vital in the Glo... ...al Security Act of 1947, the “how” of national security has become a more pressing concern than the “what.” On a cold day in Janu­ ary 2009, a small ...

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Airpower in Three Wars

By: William W. Momyer

... EDITOR - MAJOR JAMES C. GASTON, PHD ILLUSTRATED BY: LT COL A. J. C. LAVALLE Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama April 2003 Disclaim... ...TOR - MAJOR JAMES C. GASTON, PHD ILLUSTRATED BY: LT COL A. J. C. LAVALLE Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama April 2003 Disclaimer O... ... JAMES C. GASTON, PHD ILLUSTRATED BY: LT COL A. J. C. LAVALLE Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama April 2003 Disclaimer Opinions, co... ...are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, o... ...solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or an... ...f Defense, or any other US government agency. Cleared for public release. ii Air University Library Cataloging Data Momyer, William W. Airpower in thr... ...fense, or any other US government agency. Cleared for public release. ii Air University Library Cataloging Data Momyer, William W. Airpower in three w... ...Arthur J. C.), 1940– III. Gaston, James C. 358.4/009/04––dc21 Air University Press 131 West Shumacher Avenue Maxwell AFB AL 36112-6615 http://aupress.... ...ational emphasis on strategic nuclear forces, tac- tical airmen continued to press for the restoration of a non- nuclear capability such as we had pos...

...foreword to this book, I thought it might be useful to give my perspective of some aspects on the employment of airpower in the Persian Gulf War, the Air War over Serbia (Operation Allied Force), and the war in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom). It is not my intent to analyze air operations in these wars but to see if there are trends that might be appropriate for a...

...Table of Contents: Table of Preface 2003, V - Foreword, Xi - Chapter I: Strategy, 1 - Nuclear Weapons And Tactical Air Forces, 1 - Korean War??A Dilemma, 3 - Yalu?Containment of Migs, 6 - Impact of Korean War, 6 - The French In Indochina, 7 - Seato, 8 - Wars of Liberation, 10 - ?Jungle Jim??First Combat Deployment, 11 - Joint Task Force 1...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 3, Issue 2 ; Summer 2009: Volume 3, Issue 2 ; Summer 2009

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

...01-Contents.indd 1 4/30/09 1:26:14 PM Strategic Studies Quarterly An Air Force–Sponsored Strategic Forum for Military, Government, and Academic... ... Marc F . Plattner 144 Reviewed by: Lt Col Rizwan Ali, USAF Sustaining Air Force Space Systems, A Model for the Global Positioning System ... ...ow, America might rue the day when it chose to make intervention its most pressing security concern. How the United States responds to pressures to ... ...sor of Political Science and National Security Policy School of Advanced Air and Space Studies B. CHANCE SALTZMAN Lieutenant Colonel, USAF Nation... ...ANCE SALTZMAN Lieutenant Colonel, USAF National Security Fellow, Harvard University Notes 1. George Kennan, American Diplomacy (Chicago: Universit... ...otes 1. George Kennan, American Diplomacy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 198 ), 19. 2. Te United States can aford to spend more than most an... ... e rrorism,” masters thesis, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Air University, 200 . 10. Some of the most creative thinking regarding the use... ...C. Peifer. See his Stopping Mass Killings in Africa (Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, 2008) for an interesting argument regarding airpower and ... ...See his Stopping Mass Killings in Africa (Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, 2008) for an interesting argument regarding airpower and genocide. W...

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Charting the Nation's Course Strategic Planning Processes in the 195253 New Look and the 199697 Quadrennial Defense Review

By: Patrick M. Condray

...TED TO THE F ACULTY OF THE SCHOOL OF ADV ANCED AIRPOWER STUDIES, MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEM... ...ABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMIC YEAR 1997–98. Air University Pr ess Maxwell Air For ce Base, Alabama August 1999 Disc... ...A, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMIC YEAR 1997–98. Air University Pr ess Maxwell Air For ce Base, Alabama August 1999 Disclaim... ...lely those of the author, and do not necessar ily represent the vie ws of Air Univ ersity, the United States Air F orce, the Depar tment of Def ense... ...as commissioned thr ough the Reserve Of ficer T raining Corps, T exas A&M University in 1983. His initial assignment was to Fort Hood Ar my Installa... ... Major Condray has a bachelor’s degr ee in meteor ology fr om T exas A&M University and a master’s degr ee in meteor ology fr om Saint Louis Univers...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 4, Issue 1 ; Spring 2010: Volume 4, Issue 1 ; Spring 2010

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

...lip M. McCauley Rodger A. Payne The Art of Military Discovery: Chinese Air and Space Power Implications for the USAF Xiaoming Zhang Col Sean D... ... Strategic Studies Quarterly An Air Force–Sponsored Strategic Forum on National and International Security... ...uley Rodger A. Payne Perspectives Te Art of Military Discovery: Chinese Air and Space Power Implications for the USAF ... ... and industrial settings. He earned an MS degree in biochemistry from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 1994 and an MA degree in pol... ...lina, Chapel Hill, in 1994 and an MA degree in political science from the University of Louisville in December 2008. Tis is his frst submission to a... ...of biochemistry. Rodger A. Payne is professor of political science at the University of Louisville and director of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Im... ...ival, Orbis, Defence Studies, and International Studies Perspectives. SUNY Press published his 2004 book Democratizing Global Politics, coauthored wi... ...e of the perceived link between biological and chemical weapons, negative press on chemical weapons usage and development spilled over to taint the ... ...ored Programs to Contemporary Bioterrorism (New York: Columbia University Press, 2005). 18. Richard Price, “A Genealogy of the Chemical Weapons Tabo...

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Does the United States Need Space-Based Weapons?

By: William L. Spacy

...d Weapons? Spacy COLLEGE OF AEROSPACE DOCTRINE, RESEARCH, AND EDUCATION AIR UNIVERSITY Does the United States Need Space-Based Weapons? WILLIAM L. ... ...apons? Spacy COLLEGE OF AEROSPACE DOCTRINE, RESEARCH, AND EDUCATION AIR UNIVERSITY Does the United States Need Space-Based Weapons? WILLIAM L. SPAC... ...ates Need Space-Based Weapons? WILLIAM L. SPACY II Major, USAF CADRE Paper Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6610 September 1... ... Need Space-Based Weapons? WILLIAM L. SPACY II Major, USAF CADRE Paper Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6610 September 1999 ... ...-Based Weapons? WILLIAM L. SPACY II Major, USAF CADRE Paper Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6610 September 1999 Disclaimer... ... solely those of the author, and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or ... ...ely those of the author, and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or any ... ... theory and application, these studies are published by the Air University Press and broadly distributed to the US Air Force, the Department of Defens... ...h or 5.25-inch floppy disks in a format compatible with DOS or Windows. AU Press uses Microsoft as its standard word - processing program. Please send...

...Foreword: The United States Air Force is said to be evolving into an air and space force on its way to becoming a space and air force. An integral part of this transition involves the possibility of deploying weapons in space. While there is a growing l...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 1, Issue 1 ; Fall 2007: Volume 1, Issue 1 ; Fall 2007

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

... 116 Phillip S. Meilinger Strategic Studies Quarterly An Air Force–Sponsored Strategic Forum for Military, Government, and Acad... ... Future Welcome to the frst issue of Strategic Studies Quarterly (SSQ)—the US Air Force’s forum for exchanging ideas that matter for our nation’s se... ...Air Force’s forum for exchanging ideas that matter for our nation’s security. Air University was established to develop our Air Force lead- ers as th... ...Force’s forum for exchanging ideas that matter for our nation’s security. Air University was established to develop our Air Force lead- ers as they p... ...ad- ers as they prepare for the future. In support of that mission, we at Air University are committed to the exploration of ideas that foster engag... ...naging editor; Ms. Betty Littlejohn, editorial assistant; and the team at Air University Press—already has SSQ on a solid footing, as you will see i... ...or; Ms. Betty Littlejohn, editorial assistant; and the team at Air University Press—already has SSQ on a solid footing, as you will see in the conte... ...xpects and rewards innovation. Te strain of rising costs will continue to put pressure on our space and defense programs. At the same time, technolo... ...Garamone, “cENT cOM charts Operation Iraqi Freedom Progress,” American Forces Press Service, 25 March 2003. 8. Maj Gen William L. Shelton, commander,...

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The Failure of Third World Air Power : Iraq and the War with Iran

By: Douglas A. Kupermith

...f academic freedom and the advancement of national defense-related concepts. The views ex- pressed in this publication are those of the author and do... ...red for public release. ii Contents Chapter Page ABSTRACT v IRAN-IRAQ AIR WAR CHRONOLOGY vii ABOUT THE AUTHOR ix INTRODU... ...e Ba’athist Movement 1 Iraqi Military Political Involvement 2 Organization of the Air Force 3 Organizational Summary 5 Notes 6 ... ...otes 13 3 EQUIPPING 14 Expanding the Military in Iraq 14 Growth of the Iraqi Air Force 15 Iraq’s Money Supply 17 Problems of ... ...i About the Author Lt Col Douglas A. Kupersmith (BS, USAF Academy; MBA, Phillips University) is a fighter pilot. A recent graduate of the ... ... R. Wagner, The Lessons of Modern War, vol. 2, The Iran-Iraq War (Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1991), 60. 12. CARDRI, 217. 13. See The Militar... ...ohn S. Wagner, Fighting Armies: Antagonists in the Middle East (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983), 78. Specifically, the Iraqi military-which p... ... 8. Ronald E. Bergquist, The Role of Airpower in the Iran-Iraq War (Maxwell AFB, Ala.: Air University Press, December 1988), 22. 9. The Gulf and th... ...ary 1980), 6. 14. Morris Mehrdad Mottale, The Arms Buildup in the Persian Gulf (New York: University Press of America, 1986), 155. 15. Stephanie ...

...Introduction: On the evening of 16 January 1991, Americans held their breath as the first broadcasts of air attacks against Iraq reached the news services. Up until that moment, the information available to the public regarding Iraqi air force (IQAF) capabilities centered on a comparison of numbers tending to ignore other facto...

...Table of Contents: Introduction - On the Evening of 16 January 1991, Americans Held Their Breath As the First Broadcasts of Air Attacks Against Iraq Reached the News Services. Up Until That Moment, the Information Available to the Public Regarding Iraqi Air Force (Iqaf) Capabilities Centered On A Comparison of Numbers Tending to Ignore Other Facto...

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Airpower Journal

By: Maj. Michael J. Petersen

... Index 1987-1996 Edited by MS . PAMELALANG Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 1998 MAJ MICHAELJ . ... ... Index 1987-1996 Edited by MS . PAMELALANG Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 1998 MAJ MICHAELJ . PETE... ... Index 1987-1996 Edited by MS . PAMELALANG Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 1998 MAJ MICHAELJ . PETERSEN Discl... ...nddo not necessarily represent the views of AirUniversity, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or any other US government agency .... ...x . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 iii Foreword In 1993 Air University Press published the AirpowerJournal Index, 1987-1991 . The... .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 iii Foreword In 1993 Air University Press published the AirpowerJournal Index, 1987-1991 . The Jou... ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 iii Foreword In 1993 Air University Press published the AirpowerJournal Index, 1987-1991 . The Journal has no... ...rch Institute ; College of Aerospace Doctrine, Research, and Education ; Air University ; Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, where he is senior editor o... ...vol . 7, no . 4 (Winter 1993) : 27-42. Griffith, Lt Col Thomas E., Jr . "Air Pressure : Strategy for the NewWorld Order?" vol. 8, no . 2 (Summer 1994)...

...Foreword: In 1993 Air University Press published the Airpower Journal Index, 1987-1991. The Journal has now been in print for over 10 years. Since our first index, we've grown from a fledgling publication--a professional journal dedicated to t...

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Expendable Remotely Piloted Vehicles for Strategic Offensive Airpower Roles

By: Dennis Larm

...ENTED TO THE FACULTY OF THE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED AIRPOWER STUDIES, MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEM... ...ABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMIC YEAR 1995–96. Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama June 1996 This Sch... ...A, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMIC YEAR 1995–96. Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama June 1996 This School ... ...LETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMIC YEAR 1995–96. Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama June 1996 This School of Advanced... ...d Airpower Studies thesis and others are avail- able electronically at the Air University Research Web site http:// research.au.af.mil under “Researc... ...rpower Studies thesis and others are avail- able electronically at the Air University Research Web site http:// research.au.af.mil under “Research Pa... ...ely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or any... ...staff, particularly Mr. Herman Hall and Mr. David Alexander. I want to ex- press love and appreciation to my family for putting up with me during an e... ...ed Conflict Scenarios (Maxwell Air Force Base [AFB], Ala.: Air University Press, 1994), xi. This is a common caveat among UAV documents. Some author...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 3, Issue 1 ; Spring 2009: Volume 3, Issue 1 ; Spring 2009

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

...Strategic Studies Quarterly An Air Force–Sponsored Strategic Forum for Military, Government, and Academic... ...e situation calls for it. —Dr. Robert M. Gates, 2008 Proper stewardship of air and space power requires Airmen not only to push the limits in combat ... ... to emphasize, publically and frequently, what is special and vital about air and space power. No one else can be counted on to do it. —Dr. Rebecca ... ...acy and, especially, professional writing are critical. For its part, Air University has rejuvenated Air and Space Power Journal and founded the Str... ...uarterly as well as the e-publication, Te Wright Stuf . Additionally, Air University has strengthened its eforts to develop advanced writing skills.... ...nd the Politicization of the Military,” Daily Colonial, George Washington University, 17 September 2007, http://www.dailycolonial.com/ go.dc?p= &s= ... ...(Washington Quarterly Readers) , ed. Alexander Lennon (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002), 240. 4. James Schlesinger, “Te Demise of Arms Control,” in Le... ... 37. 6. Patrick M. Morgan, Deterrence Now (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003), 285. 7. In the case of national power, we use the term “value... ...rganization, trans. A. M. Henderson and Talcott Parsons (Glencoe, IL: Free Press, 1947). 10. Carl von Clausewitz, On War, ed. and trans. Michael Howar...

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The Air Campaign John Warden and the Classical Airpower Theorists

By: David R. Mets

... Warden and the Classical Airpower Theorists DAVID R. METS Revised Edition Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama April 1999 Disclaimer... ...den and the Classical Airpower Theorists DAVID R. METS Revised Edition Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama April 1999 Disclaimer Opi... ... Classical Airpower Theorists DAVID R. METS Revised Edition Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama April 1999 Disclaimer Opinions, conc... ...e solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or ... ...lely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or any ... ...ed. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Mets, David R. The air campaign : John Warden and the classical airpower theorists / David R. ... ...avid R. Mets earned his BS from the US Naval Academy, his MA from Columbia University, and his PhD from the University of Denver. He completed a 30-ye... ...of the best editors in the Air Force, Dr. Richard Bailey of Air University Press, and I thank him for his patience, enthusiasm, and expertise. Finally... ...ern Strategy, ed. Edward Mead Earle (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1943, 1971), 365–87. 4. Lee Kennett, The First Air War, 1914–1918 (N...

...s an essay on Col John Warden?s place in the pantheon of great airpower thinkers becomes also an opportunity to hear new things about the missions of air warfare, the historical processes that shaped airpower thought, and the reality and importance of the revolution in military affairs....

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Air University Style Guide for Writers and Editors

By: Air University Press

...Air University Style Guide for Writers and Editors January 2001 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama Foreword The faculty,... ...Air University Style Guide for Writers and Editors January 2001 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama Foreword The faculty, sta... ...University Style Guide for Writers and Editors January 2001 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama Foreword The faculty, staff, and stu... ...well Air Force Base, Alabama Foreword The faculty, staff, and students of Air University have always been pro- ductive members of the academic commun... ... Air Force Base, Alabama Foreword The faculty, staff, and students of Air University have always been pro- ductive members of the academic community,... ...mmunity, writing incisively and prolif- ically for a diverse audience. The Air University Style Guide is designed to unify their writing stylistically... ...ity, writing incisively and prolif- ically for a diverse audience. The Air University Style Guide is designed to unify their writing stylistically. Ra... ...ought on by years of use in its former incar- nation as the Air University Press Style Guide. It includes added material, adjustments made in the inte... ...ssett, the editor of the Style Guide. He can be reached at Air University Press, 131 West Shumacher Avenue, Maxwell AFB, Alabama 36112-6615 or by E-m...

...journal has its own. Style guides are available at every bookstore and library, and every serious writer or editor owns at least one. Why then should Air University develop still another?...

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Dead on Arrival the Development of the Aerospace Concept, 194458

By: Stephen M. Rothstein

...NTED TO THE FACULTY OF THE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED AIRPOWER STUDIES, MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEM... ...ABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMIC YEAR 1998–99. Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama November 2000 This... ...A, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMIC YEAR 1998–99. Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama November 2000 This Sch... ...LETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMIC YEAR 1998–99. Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama November 2000 This School of Adva... ...ol of Advanced Airpower Studies thesis is available electronically at the Air University Research web site http://research.maxwell.af.mil under “Res... ...f Advanced Airpower Studies thesis is available electronically at the Air University Research web site http://research.maxwell.af.mil under “Researc... ...ely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or any... ...ive environmental view with regard to space. In a speech to the Na­ tional Press Club titled “Perspective at the Dawn of the Space Age,” Gen­ eral Whi... ...rbored interest in space that the Nazi regime had squelched in their more pressing need to develop the vengeance weapon. Thus, in the Army, von Brau...

...und environment, symbolized the popular notion that the space age had begun. One who did view this notion differently, however, was the United States Air Force?s (USAF) chief of staff, Gen Thomas D. White....

...About the Author, Vii - Acknowledgments, Ix - 1 Introduction, 1 - Notes, 5 - 2 Aerospace?s Nascency (1944?47), 7 - Notes, 18 - 3 Aerospace Versus the Air Force (1947?52), 21 - Notes, 32 - 4 Aerospace Versus Eisenhower (1953?58), 35 - Notes, 63 - 5 Summary And Analysis, 69 - Notes, 82 - 6 Conclusion, 85 - Notes, 86...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 2, Issue 4 ; Winter 2008: Volume 2, Issue 4 ; Winter 2008

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

...01-Contents.indd 1 10/30/08 1:13:48 PM Strategic Studies Quarterly An Air Force–Sponsored Strategic Forum for Military, Government, and Academic... ...Lt Gen Allen G. Peck, USAF Feature Articles Transformation in the French Air Force in an Era of Change 6 Général d’armée aérienne Stéphane Ab... ...néral d’armée aérienne Stéphane Abrial, chef d’etat-major de l’armée de l’air In Service to the Nation Air Force Research Institute Strategic Co... ... healthy to ensure our tenets do not become empty bumper stickers. At Air University we are proud to provide a variety of forums encouraging just su... ...uncertain future. ALLEN G. PECK Lieutenant General, USAF Commander, Air University Strategic Studies Quarterly ♦ Winter 2008 [ ] Abria.indd ... ...stment in training, organizing, and equipping. In September 2007, the Air University com­ mander tasked the College for Aerospace Doctrine, Research ... ...y savvy air, space, and cyber­ space power researchers, the Air University Press, and the directorate responsible for Air University research and con... ...g the United States, strategic deterrence and national sovereignty remain pressing con­ cerns. Nations, including China, North Korea, Iran, and a mul... ...are vulnerable to direct nuclear strike and are sub­ ject to environmental pressures, such as underground streams and shifting ground. Ongoing modern...

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The Role of Airpower in Urban Warfare : An Airmans Perspective

By: Timothy L. Saffold

...Air University Joseph J. Redden, Lt Gen, Commander Air Command and Staff College John W. Rosa, Col, Commandant James M. Norris... ...ean Stuart Kenney, Maj, Series Editor Ernest G. Howard, Col, Essay Advisor Air University Press Robert Lane, Director John Jordan, Content Editor Pegg... ...Stuart Kenney, Maj, Series Editor Ernest G. Howard, Col, Essay Advisor Air University Press Robert Lane, Director John Jordan, Content Editor Peggy Sm... ...ey, Maj, Series Editor Ernest G. Howard, Col, Essay Advisor Air University Press Robert Lane, Director John Jordan, Content Editor Peggy Smith, Copy E... ...trong Please send inquiries or comments to: Editor The Wright Flyer Papers Air Command and Staff College (ACSC/DER) 225 Chennault Circle Bldg 1402 Max... ...3-2292 Internet: SKenney@max1.au.af.mil AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE AIR UNIVERSITY The Role of Airpower in Urban Warfare An Airman’s Perspective TI... ...lely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or any ... ...n con- flict seems to magnify many of these concerns, resulting in extreme pressure for quick results that are hard to achieve when surface forces are...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 2, Issue 1 ; Spring 2008: Volume 2, Issue 1 ; Spring 2008

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

...n Options: Securing Global Stability and Prosperity A Strategy for the US Air Force 6 Michael W. Wynne Developing T... ... 111 Abel Esterhuyse Strategic Studies Quarterly An Air Force–Sponsored Strategic Forum for Military, Government, and Academic... ...Strategic Planning Te last strategic planning vision for the United States Air Force was put forth in 1947 by Hap Arnold with the advice and assistan... ...ar, take peace and security for granted. But as Joseph Nye Jr. of Harvard University put it, “Ignoring the role of military security in an era of ec... ...: Te New Arena, the New Challenges (Washington, DC: US Institute of Peace Press, 2006). 4. National Intelligence Council (NIC), Mapping the Global Fu... ...- dides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War (New York: Te Free Press, 1998). 6. DIME infers a holistic integration of all the instruments ... ... to victory. See Jomini, Te Art of War (1838; repr., Novato, Ca: Presidio Press, 1992), 271, 325. Worden.indd 31 1/30/08 11:11:19 AM ... ...ter’s degree in public afairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and his JD degree from the New York University School of Law. M... ...ainable security could be the creation of a national sustainable security university. 192 Generally, the DoD must “transform itself into an enterpris...

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F-15A Versus F/A-22 Initial Operational Capability a Case for Transformation

By: William H. Mott

...Air University Stephen R. Lorenz, Lt Gen, Commander Air War College Robert J. Elder, Jr., Maj Gen, Commandant Stefan Eisen, Col... ...ean Lawrence E. Grinter, PhD, Series Editor Dennis Rea, Col, Essay Advisor Air University Press Shirley B. Laseter, DPA, Director Jeanne K. Shamburger... ...Lawrence E. Grinter, PhD, Series Editor Dennis Rea, Col, Essay Advisor Air University Press Shirley B. Laseter, DPA, Director Jeanne K. Shamburger, Co... ... Grinter, PhD, Series Editor Dennis Rea, Col, Essay Advisor Air University Press Shirley B. Laseter, DPA, Director Jeanne K. Shamburger, Content Edito... ...lustrations Please send inquiries or comments to Editor The Maxwell Papers Air War College 325 Chennault Circle, Bldg. 1401 Maxwell AFB AL 36112-6427 ... ...awc-mxwl.htm 00-inside front 1/5/06 8:33 AM Page 1 AIR WAR COLLEGE AIR UNIVERSITY F-15A versus F/A-22 Initial Operational Capability A Case for Tr... .... MOTT V Lieutenant Colonel, USAF Air War College Maxwell Paper No. 36 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama November 2005 01-front 1/... ...eutenant Colonel, USAF Air War College Maxwell Paper No. 36 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama November 2005 01-front 1/5/06 8:37 ... ...Air University Research Web site http://research.maxwell.af.mil and the AU Press Web site http://aupress.maxwell.af.mil. 01-front 1/5/06 8:37 AM Pa...

...urity environment, the aircraft?s more than 15 years of development, and the close scrutiny of the F/A-22?s test and evaluation (T&E) program, the US Air Force needs the Raptor?s initial operational capability (IOC) status to be successful. One means of achieving this is to recognize and implement the lessons learned from America?s current air superiority fighter, the F-15...

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Strategic Studies Quarterly : Volume 3, Issue 3 ; Fall 2009: Volume 3, Issue 3 ; Fall 2009

By: Col. W. Michael Guillot, Editor

...01-Contents.indd 1 8/11/09 12:41:48 PM Strategic Studies Quarterly An Air Force–Sponsored Strategic Forum for Military, Government, and Academi... ... 145 Mark Leonard Reviewed by: John F . Farrell, EdD Why Air Forces Fail: Te Anatomy of Defeat Edited by: Robin Hi... ...Framing Deterrence in the T wenty-First Century On 18–19 May 2009, the Air Force Research Institute (AFRI), the Royal United Services Institute (... ...on Presented at the 2009 Unrestricted Warfare Symposium, Te Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/School of Advanced International Stu... ...ntelligence Division. He holds an LLM (taxation) degree from the New York University School of Law, a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law Scho... ... School of Advanced International Studies, and a BA from Te Johns Hopkins University. [ ] Strategic Studies Quarterly ♦ Fall 2009 Rickards.indd... ...nt is inversely proportional to its frequency with the proportionality ex­ pressed as an exponent. When graphed on a double logarithmic scale, the po... ...nic could spread from node to node in an accelerating cascade of fnancial pressure exactly the way a power grid collapses when power surging from a ... ...hanghai Cooperation Organization and in afliation with Iran. Te fctional press release from the Central Bank of Russia shown below illustrates how ...

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